Webinar: Life After High School: Choosing the Best LD/ASD Transition Program

This webinar originally took place Thursday, July 25, 2019, 12 pm - 1 pm EDT


Finding the best post-secondary transition program for young adults with learning differences can be challenging and overwhelming with the multitude of current choices available.


This webinar will provide you and your student with specific criteria and services to look for when searching for the most appropriate fit to prepare your young adult with learning differences and Autism Spectrum Disorder for success and independence.

Life After High School; Choosing the Best Learning Difference/ Autism Spectrum Disorder Transition Program

In this webinar, you will:

  • Identify the appropriate questions to ask when looking for a post-secondary transition program.
  • Recognize the supports necessary that will help prepare your young adult with autism and/or learning differences for a successful post high school transition and launch.
  • Identify what to look for and how to assess a post-secondary program’s quality.
  • Be provided with a comprehensive checklist for your reference.



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About Sharona Sommer

Sharona SommerOur presenter, Sharona Sommer has worked in the field of Special Education for over 25 years supporting students and families in various positions throughout her career. For the past 12 years, Sharona has worked for CIP first as Brevard Head Student Advisor to National Director of Family Services and currently the National Director of Learning & Development.


She previously found success by founding and running her own family coaching practice, where she had the privilege of working with families with neurodiverse teens and young adults to improve their relationships and reach their personal goals. Sharona is a nationally recognized speaker on topics of supporting students with learning differences and their families as they prepare to transition from high school to college or work.

About College Internship Program

The College Internship Program is a comprehensive transition program for young adults on the Autism Spectrum and with Learning Differences. Our Mission is to inspire independence and expand the foundation on which young adults with Autism, ADHD, and other Learning Differences can build happy and productive lives.